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Struggle over last few erven at Mile 4 heats up

No less than 12 companies have sought to buy up the last few undeveloped seafront plots at Mile 4 in Swakopmund, but the municipality is standing its ground and sticking to its resolve not to sell any more unserviced erven.

CONTESTED GROUND: Aerial view of the disputed land west of…

Unskilled workers get a break with new construction company

“Give a man a fish to eat and you feed him for one day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime,” is a mantra that companies around the Erongo Region are increasingly using.

Companies such as McClunes Civil Contractors, owned by Steven McClune and Abubaka Abrahams, have made it their task to assist…

Port tenders aimed at empowering local businesses

The Nambian Ports Authority (Namport) and Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) have entered into a 5 year agreement, whereby Namport tenders will be allocated to Namibian or partner businesses whose funding can be directly provided by the DBN.

The agreement is focused on attracting local small to medium enterprises (SME's) to provide goods and services to Namport. Namport is…

Young entrepreneurs get business training

A basic business management training workshop was held at the Multi-Purpose Centre in Walvis Bay this week to help young business entrepreneurs become self sufficient when starting their own business.

The training that usually lasts for a week, is offered to young Namibian entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35 who have business ideas and need financial assistance in starting their own…

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Wage increase for EBH employees

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Protestor shot and killed in the capital

Started by Namib Times in News on Wednesday.

US Embassy donates to Young Africa project

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Takama conducts Fire Awareness Day

The increasing number of shack fires in the coastal towns spurred the Takama Charity Group to host a fire awareness day at the DRC Fire Brigade in the informal settlement of Swakopmund recently.

The Takama Charity Group is a non-profit group consisting of women who have taken…

Women's world: Anita at the wheel

In Namibia, a country where gender equality is considered an important factor, people still believe that some jobs are reserved only for men.

Anita Matthys is one of the few women, who obtained a heavy vehicle licence (Code 11) and proved the doubters wrong.

Anita (43), mother to three daughters…


Kickboxers to compete at Destiny championship in SA

Members of the Walvis Bay Kickboxing Club will compete at the annual National Martial Arts/International Sports Karate Association National championships, known as Destiny, will take place on 30 and 31 August in South Africa, .

Sensei Dorothy Bachmann and her team will be travelling to SA on 26…

Junior Tri-Nations dominated by Zimbabweans

The Junior Tri-Nations Golf tournament, held at the Rossmund Golf Resort and Lodge in Swakopmund this week, showcased the best junior golf talent in the three participating countries and saw spectators, players and visitors flock to the coastal resort this week.

The game is played with 6 team members swinging over 72 holes within 3 days (18-21 August). The junior…

Huge turn-up expected at Spitzkoppe Challenge

The Rock Spitzkoppe Community Run and Mountain Bike Challenge will take place on Saturday, 13 September and according to the organisers an estimated 500 entries are expected.…

Ongelukkigheid oor NRU se besluit oor kus wedstryde

Die Namibiese Rugby Unie (NRU) het Saterdag aangedui dat alle rugbywedstryde nou na Windhoek toe sal skuif, ten spyte van protes deur spelers in die kustelike gebied.

Die aankondiging is gemaak…


30’ Something Lounge setting the trend

DJ’s Cuzco, Pello and Neffy-Nev will be in action at 30’ Something Lounge in Tamariskia, Swakopmund, this weekend.

The Lounge is situated next to the Basketball Court at the Super Save premises and is fast becoming the talk of the town.

With its’ cozy atmosphere and an outside relaxing area, this surely…

Topnaar artist introduces ‘Salt River’ project

A visual artist from the Topnaar community residing at the Kuiseb River, Mr Sebedeus Swartbooi (37), is currently working on a project involving arts and crafts in order to attract more tourists to the well-known Topnaar community and Kuiseb River.

Sebedeus started working at the Gobabeb…

Katti flies celebrities in for Grandma's birthday

Grammy Award winning American singer Anthony Hamilton and South African Afro-pop duo Mafikizolo were in Walvis Bay this weekend, performing at “Ouma” Helena Katti’s birthday. …

Rock ‘n Roll at Alte Laundry this weekend

The Alte Laundry in Swakopmund is hosting a “Triple Decades Disco Party” on Friday night, where party animals can show how it was done during the 60's, 70's and 80's.

The Laundry, as it is generally known, changed management about three months ago and the new…

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This week sees the first graduates completing their final assessments of the healthcare assistant’s course in Swakopmund.

Healthcare is one of the growing careers in the world, accommodating the advancement of technology within the nursing field. There have been no nationally recognised courses here or in South…

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Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain... All hope abandon, ye who enter here."      …


Posted by Jade McClune on August 29, 2014 at 9:30


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